Post Tagged with: "human rights"

Tents, tarps and mosquito netting sit in a field in Dadaab, Kenya, Dec. 11, 2006, after being delivered by a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft. The materials are being dropped by U.S. service members assigned to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa as humanitarian aid for the approximately 160,000 stranded victims of recent flooding in rural areas of Kenya. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Steve Staedler) (Released)

Teaching International Organizations as Bureaucracies

It can only be a good thing if students learn about the power inherent in definitions, and can reflect on the normative problems arising from these definitions.

The European Response to the Syrian War: Pathologies Uncovered

The European Response to the Syrian War: Pathologies Uncovered

The EU must effectively address its migration pathologies and dysfunctionalities to fulfil its humanitarian promise to be a space of freedom, prosperity and rule of law

The Impact of Human Rights Mobilization on Colombia’s Justice and Peace Law

The Impact of Human Rights Mobilization on Colombia’s Justice and Peace Law

Colombia’s controversial ‘Justice and Peace’ Law has unified human rights advocates on anti-amnesty attitudes while contributing to new disputes on accountability.

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The Significance of the ‘Human Security’ Paradigm in International Politics

The topic of human security is multifaceted and demands caution when analysed in different contexts.

The Outbreak of the Zika Virus and Reproductive Rights in Latin America

The Outbreak of the Zika Virus and Reproductive Rights in Latin America

There has been a range of reactions to the Zika outbreak, the most alarming being the impairment of women’s reproductive rights and access to safe abortion services.

The English School and Humanitarian Intervention

The English School and Humanitarian Intervention

Pragmatic humanitarian intervention is an attempt to ensure that R2P is aligned with a traditional pluralist conception of how key international institutions work.

Political Apology 2.0:  Japan says Sorry to ‘Comfort Women’ (Again)

Political Apology 2.0: Japan says Sorry to ‘Comfort Women’ (Again)

Grievously wounded subjects are not easily healed and it would be naïve to assume that victims of state aggression will be able to put the past behind them.

An Overview of the English School’s Engagement with Human Rights

An Overview of the English School’s Engagement with Human Rights

The English School in IR theory has an under-theorised understanding of humanity which in turn fails to explain why ‘we’ should act to save ‘them’.

Behemoth vs. Leviathan: RIP R2P?

Behemoth vs. Leviathan: RIP R2P?

Ten years after its birth, R2P is dying, falling prey to its own antinomies: It has promised Locke, prescribed Leviathan, and practiced Behemoth.

Whose God? A Human Rights Approach

Whose God? A Human Rights Approach

The modern international human rights regime offers an alternative to secularism because it establishes standards for both state neutrality and engagement with religion.

Islam and Human Rights in Pakistan

Islam and Human Rights in Pakistan

Cultural factors ensure that Pakistan’s relationship to its citizens is mediated by Muslim nationalism, rather than internationally recognized human rights norms.

Interview – Nando Sigona

Interview – Nando Sigona

Dr. Sigona discusses the ongoing refugee crisis in the Euro-Mediterranean region, and the need for the EU to find a sustainable and humane response at its borders.

Review – Emotions, Politics and War

Review – Emotions, Politics and War

This volume explores the nexus between emotions, world politics, and war and argues that IR debates should tackle the political dimensions of emotions.

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